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Feb 24, 2013 9:00pm EST
because i lived in california for four years and new york for 10 years, london for a year and a half areas people ask where i am from, i often tell them i am from brooklyn just to confuse them. when they get quite confused, i say, yeah, east oakland. that confused them even more. i hope everyone can understand may. i used to have a ponytail, which is also hard to imagine. a third fact about me, i started at stanford as premed. i started the economics and premed track at the same time. ultimately, i decide to go into the business world. just to get a sense, can i take a quick poll -- who are undergrads in the audience? and business school students? and members of the community? faculty? rate. -0- - great. we have an excellent and diverse audience. you will have a good dialogue, i imagine people are split on these issues. a couple things i will say -- the professor mentioned the op- ed i wrote about goldman sachs. everything i said i very much believe is true to the industry. i do not think -- goldman is a smart firm and excellent firm at what it does. i do not think it practices are very di
Feb 25, 2013 12:00pm EST
achievers. you get to places like a new haven or a hartford or a new london where 40% of the children fail to get out of a -- to get a high-school diploma, it is related to socio-economic spirit if you are opposing that as an excuse, that is not an excuse. you can draw this a long home ownership plans, racial lines, family income lines, you can also draw it along the line that quite frankly, we know what works and education. we have enough models of there that tell us you can educate anybody. we are more likely to replicate our failures than our successes. every time there is a success and education people running around trying to explain why that is not applicable. it is applicable. we need to replicate those experiences. >> should teachers be more of a partner in this effort? in your experience, they are a pretty fiercely opposed to what you were trying to do. a lot of money against your plan. >> in the end, we have a package. we have a package that the secretary described as the most comprehensive single reform package passed in any state. yes, it was a pretty bad dust up and some elbow
Feb 7, 2013 1:00pm EST
in islama bad and met in london as well. so we will move accordingly. absolutely. that's as far as i can say. i'm happy to speak to this off the record when you like. >> do that later. >> we have 20 minutes later. emily. >> i wanted to follow up -- just a point of clarification. the prisoners that have been released in recent months, those have all been done, is there a vetting process? can you talk about what the process is for making those decisions? >> that's the process and -- the united states has been engaged in. and we are absolutely following their lead. we are going to be doing this and i keep saying there is a reason why we are saying -- they have to be engaged in how they take this forward. it has to be a road map and we will move according to their chronology. >> my second separate question is on the support for coalition funds. there was a period of time when the u.s. stopped reimbursing pakistan for those. we are at a point -- in terms of the reimbursement or still missing funds? what is the status? >> we have accounting periods that we talk about. and they were suspended over
Feb 8, 2013 9:00am EST
-- libor manipulation. j.p. morgan's london whale, where they did not even understand their risk, let alone management. and regulators have to supervise that to protect all of us. host: our caller mentioned gretchen mark gunston, a writer at "the new york times," -- you can find it on the web site, the video library but archives. rich demuro, special inspector general for tarp, -- christy romero. she has had prior roles at sigtarp and was also at the u.s. securities and exchange commission who -- and served as counsel to mary schapiro and christopher cox. and investigative financial fraud, insider trading and other violations of securities law. she spent time as a litigator. her jd is from brigham young law school and she went to school here, old dominion university. the special inspector general from tarp and a recent report. treasury continues approving excessive -- excessive pay. on twitter -- is this all hindsight? guest: it is interesting. one of the things we constantly report on is things that should have been done better. you have to respect that a lot of decisions were made with a
Feb 11, 2013 5:00pm EST
west african nations. i have spoken to the nigerian president, who is in london today, about that issue. most of all, however, a political strategy is needed alongside the military efforts. on the gap between ceilings and payments, the gap is between 960 billion on commitments and 908.4 billion on payments. that is just over 5%, which is not untypical, given the experience of recent years. the european commission thought that that gap was deliverable, so i think that answers that question. on eu-us trade, i spoke to president obama about half an hour ago, and i think we are making progress. i will continue strongly to push and support that measure. on the issue of how we use the european union to encourage growth, one of the greatest things we can do is to complete the single market in digital, in energy and in services, and it is this government, working with allies, who are delivering precisely that. on the overall deal, there is a real need to ensure that the european parliament supports it. we are often challenged about the friends we have in europe, but i would challenge the right
Feb 20, 2013 1:00pm EST
of new intelligence, and during that time the world witnessed a terrorist bombing in london. from may, 2006, to february, 2009, he was director of central intelligence, also known as the cia. he retired from the air force after 39 years in july of 2008. he is currently a principal at the chertoff group, a consulting firm run by former secretary of homeland security michael chertoff. he is also a distinguished visiting professor at george mason university, which if i do not get right i will be ripped off the stage. as you will learn, he brings a great sense of history, owing to his own studies, mission, and purpose to all that he has done in his life. he also brings a sense of humor, and i think you will see that, too. he has had some of the most incredible jobs with access to some of the most credible information on the planet. keep in mind in the modern era of national intelligence, this great, vast system of intelligence agencies across the government, really was born out of the emergency of the second world war and it was mostly than about breaking codes, figuring out what the enem
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